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Get Vista if you want to play Alan Wake (my personal most anticipated game of 2008) because its vista only
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That is one reason retail is so expensive, you can upgrade it, use it on different computers (one at a time), etc.
so you saying that i can only use my copy once? so if decide to take a hammer to my pc and load my vista on another build...that can't happen?
    
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Get Vista if you want to play Alan Wake (my personal most anticipated game of 2008) because its vista only
So is Battlefield 3........woot woot....but i guess im goin to stick with Vista..but get 64-bit. Everyone is pointing toward that.
    
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so you saying that i can only use my copy once? so if decide to take a hammer to my pc and load my vista on another build...that can't happen?
Yeap!!!!
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Yeap!!!!
so what if..i have aproblem with my vista..and i want to reload it on my pc...can that happen?
    
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so what if..i have aproblem with my vista..and i want to reload it on my pc...can that happen?
As long as it's the same pc then no problems.
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As long as it's the same pc then no problems.
based on mobo, cpu, or both? How does that work? what if i got a new harddrive and i decided to do raid?
    
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Vista can be a pain when adding stuff to it. When I added my 2 gigs of ram I had to reactivate it. But when I added the new chip no proplem.
I know you have to reinstall vista if going raid-0. So must likely you have to reactivate. Maybe someone with a OEM that have done it can answer your question but shouldn't be a problem.
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